The Great Outdoors


Little River Wetlands Project, a local nature organization protecting almost 1,200 acres of natural and restored wetlands in Allen and Huntington Counties, offers interesting and informative nature events this November. All are free and open to the community. Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project. Free. Contact or 260-478-2515 for information.

Every Tuesday morning in November
9 to 11 a.m.
Little River Ramblers
Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne to hike and explore the preserve’s interesting plants and wildlife.

Saturday, November 8
9 to 10:30 a.m.
REAL Snowbirds Winter at Eagle Marsh!
Meet at the Boy Scout office parking lot, 8315 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. Join Ed and Cynthia Powers of the Stockbridge Society to discover the many birds (including dark-eyed juncos, also known as snowbirds) that call our area home all winter long. Dress for the trails and the weather.

Tuesday, November 11
7 to 8 p.m.
Discover and Attract our Winter Birds
Meet at the Aboite Branch Library, 5630 Coventry Lane, Fort Wayne. Jeff Ormiston, Indiana Master Naturalist and Interpreter, will reveal the fascinating world of birds that winter in our area and discuss how you can help them survive by visiting your backyard.

Thursday, November 13
8:30 to 9:45 a.m.
Breakfast on the Marsh: Frogs of Eagle Marsh
Light breakfast and nature presentation for nature lovers 50+ at Coventry Meadows Senior Community on W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. Emily Stulik, IPFW graduate student, will share her extensive research on frogs and other amphibians that live at the marsh.

Saturday, November 15
9 to10:30 a.m.
How Do Wildlife Survive in Winter? Fact and Folklore
Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne. Fun for all ages. We’ll start by hearing about winter animal folklore in the barn and then hike parts of Eagle Marsh looking for all the animals and learning how they survive the winter.

The Waynedale News Staff

The Waynedale News Staff

Our in-house staff works with community members and our local writers to find, write and edit the latest and most interesting news-worthy stories. We are your free community newspaper, boasting positive, family friendly and unique news. > Read More Information About Us > More Articles Written By Our Staff